It is imperative to choose a doctor who specializes in the delicate, highly intricate procedures reserved for nose, lips, eyes and forehead, as these areas require unparalleled precision as well as the astute eye of a seasoned artist. In Dr. Edward Kwak, patients have finally found this elusive, winning combination.
Board Certified Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon, Clinical Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology at Icahn School of Medicine Mount Sinai
Acne Scar Treatment
Acne Scar Treatment: Dermal Fillers
Acne Scar Treatment: Laser Resurfacing
Asian Blepharoplasty Open Incisional approach
Asian Blepharoplasty Partial Incisional Suture technique
Dr. Kwak and his team are fantastic! I had nose surgery and the process went so smoothly. There was no pain at all following surgery-just discomfort which was tolerable. I am so pleased with the results and it’s only been one month; I can finally breathe & I’m so happy with the shape of it. —Kathleen Yotsavath,Rhinoplasty
ABSOLUTELY, STUNNINGLY IMPRESSED with Dr. Kwak and his staff. I had such an amazing experience with Dr. Kwak and every single staff member. The procedures I had was a septoplasty, Asian rhinoplasty, and chin implant. It went better than I could have ever expected. Dr. Kwak is truly a skilled artist. —Alexis Wagner,Septoplasty, Rhinoplasty, Chin Implant, Bleph
Dr. Kwak is exceptional. He performed an extremely complicated revision rhinoplasty on me and my results have exceeded my expectations. Additionally, he always makes himself available to see his patients. I highly recommend him. —Jane Mosely,Revision Rhinoplasty
As this was my third rhinoplasty I needed to find a doctor who could give me the results I was looking for with realistic expectations. He knew exactly the aesthetic look I was trying to achieve. The results are amazing and I love the outcome. The whole experience was great. —Kelly Evans,Revision Rhinoplasty
Dr Kwak and his team offer white glove 5 star service from the start of your inquiry. I had an upper blephoraplasty and ptosis repair procedure a few months ago and cannot be any happier. My eyes already look so natural and beautiful 4 months post-op and it takes about a year for it to fully heal. —Agnes Hong,Upper Blepharoplasty
No, with the use of local anesthetics there should only be minor discomfort, primarily when applying the anesthetic.
What kinds of Hair Transplant procedures are there?
There are two methods available for hair transplant, and those are the FUE and FUT methods. Both involve the removal of hair follicles from a donor site, typically the back of the head. Those follicles are then grafted onto the thinning or balding area.
Am I a candidate for Hair Transplant?
If you are experiencing significant hair loss with a receding hairline or balding areas, then this could be an option for you. Setting up a consultation with a surgeon will ascertain whether this procedure will bring about the result you envision – and which procedure will work best for you.
How does rhinoplasty work?
There are two types of rhinoplasty: open and closed. Open rhinoplasty is performed using a small, discreet incision on the underside of your nose in between your nostrils. Incisions are completely concealed within the nose during a closed technique. Dr. Kwak will then reshape the cartilage and bone in the nose to make the necessary changes to the bridge, tip, and nostrils. Cartilage grafts can be used to add volume where necessary. The septum is also straightened and obstructions are removed. After all changes have been made, the skin is gently re-draped and the incision is closed.
Why choose Dr. Kwak?
It's hard to overstate the importance of choosing the right surgeon for your rhinoplasty. Any surgery can involve risk, but in the case of cosmetic procedures, the risks go beyond the usual medical issues. You are choosing to have this procedure for aesthetic purposes and it’s possible for a surgeon to do a perfectly safe, workmanlike job and still fall far short of your goals. While it can be possible to correct a procedure that failed to meet your expectations, this is not a road you want to travel. Patients seeking a rhinoplasty surgeon in New York can have full confidence that Dr. Edward Kwak can execute their NYC rhinoplasty to the highest standard, providing an ideal combination of technical skill and artistry.
What is the recovery time after a rhinoplasty?
Rhinoplasty is an outpatient procedure, so you can return home the same day. Initial recovery is expected to take one to two weeks. The delicate, precise surgical techniques used during the procedure result in virtually undetectable scars. Your nose will look natural and blend in with the rest of your features in perfect harmony. Whether you have trouble breathing due to a deviated septum or simply don’t like the shape of your nose, rhinoplasty with Dr. Kwak can help.
Are there any risks in rhinoplasty?
A rhinoplasty should only be performed by a specialist who holds credentials from the American Board of Plastic Surgeons. Surgeons with a specialty in otolaryngology (head and neck specialist) offer a superior level of training and have dedicated several extra years to education and experience.
Can I blow my nose after a rhinoplasty?
Never blow your nose after a rhinoplasty, as this can damage the delicate work performed by your plastic surgeon, and result in complications. It is normal to experience some discharge, which can be addressed with gauze, but never blow.
Can I get a rhinoplasty if I am pregnant?
Pregnant mothers must wait until the child is born before undergoing rhinoplasty as there could be risks to the growing baby due to the administration of anesthesia or the stress of surgery.
Will I be in pain after a rhinoplasty?
Most patients are pleased that recovery turns out to be less painful than they expected, but may feel pressure, headache, and tenderness. The most unpleasant after effect is that the nose swelling restricts breathing and the nose feels “stuffy.”
Can I get a rhinoplasty without scars?
A closed rhinoplasty uses incisions made within the nostrils so that the scars are not visible. In many cases, open rhinoplasty is required to achieve your desired results, but the scar is minimal and virtually invisible. Another scarless option is the use of dermal fillers to enhance nose shape subtly.
Can I shower after a rhinoplasty?
You can shower or bathe the day after surgery, but you cannot get the splint, packing, or bandages wet. To wash your face, use a washcloth to avoid getting the dressings wet. You will be restricted from tubs or swimming for at least two weeks after surgery.
American Academy Of Facial Plastic And Reconstructive Surgery
American Association for Accreditation of Ambulatory Surgery Facilities